|Place of birth||Geelong, Victoria|
|Address||11 Gertrude Street, Geelong West, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||43|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs M. McLean, 11 Gertrude Street, Geelong West, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Geelong, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||21st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/38/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Sons: 3200 Private Alexander Leslie McLEAN, 60th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916: 3209 Victor Henry Leslie McLEAN, 60th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength of 60th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 26 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 12 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916; previously reported missing, now not missing, but with unit, 10 November 1916.
Admitted to Divisional Rest Station, 3 December 1916 (pleurisy); transferred to Anzac Corps Rest Station, 4 December 1916; to Ambulance Train, 18 December 1916; to No 10 General Hospital, Rouen, 20 December 1916; discharged, 28 December 1916; marched into 55th Infantry Brigade Depot, 29 December 1916; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, 30 December 1916.
Marched out to 3rd Australian Divisional Headquarters, 25 January 1917 (medically fit for permanent base duties only); attached to 3rd Australian Divisional Headquarters, 26 January 1917.
Attached to 3rd Australian Divisional Headquarters Sanitary Company, 31 August 1917.
Proceeded to England, 7 November 1917; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 9 November 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 20 December 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 13 February 1918; discharged Melbourne (family reasons), 27 February 1918.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath not attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McLEAN Alexander|